Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2003 12:52:31 +0100
From: Grunff <>
Subject: Re: OT - in car MP3 players (UK bias)

MeatballTurbo wrote: > The Mk1 version is using a full sized ATX motherboard, and a cheep > composite 7" widescreen, but I've just bought a cheap 12" VGA TFT panel > of E-Bay, just waiting for delivery to be arranged. Should make the > screen experience much nicer. MK1 uses quite a bit of boot space, and > needs an inverter for power. I use the antenna remote line to isolate > the inverter after I shutdown to avoid battery drain(and to repower the > computer when I switch on the headunit). MK2 will use a Via Epia board, > and a dedicated 12v DC input Car PSU, and be small enough to either fit > into the glove box, or hide behind the trunk side carpet. Cooool! That is exactly the kind of setup I've been planning for ages, but having the time to put it together is another matter entirely. -- Grunff

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